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First bill tied to alleged senior living murders introduced as families seek increased regulation and 3 more charges are filed

A grand jury on Tuesday handed down three new capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, already charged with 17 counts of capital murder and two counts of attempted capital murder of older adults, most of them senior living residents, in two Texas counties. The action comes just days after a Texas legislator filed the state’s first bill in response to the string of suspected murders.


More news for Wednesday, Feb. 26

Alleged senior living resident serial killer indicted in two more deaths for a total of 14 … Brookdale Senior Living to lay off 58 in home health and hospice group … Ping pong may be good physical therapy for people with Parkinson’s

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Senior living community faces new lawsuits seeking $2 million related to suspected serial killer

A Texas retirement community is facing two new lawsuits — each seeking more than $1 million — from the adult children of two former residents, who assert the community didn’t do enough to protect their mothers from a man now indicted in the deaths of 12 older adults, most of whom were female senior living residents. The alleged incidents have spurred some family members to press state legislators for increased regulation of independent living communities.


More news for Friday, July 26

Dallas DA seeks death penalty against senior living serial killer suspect Billy Chemirmir … House passes sweeping budget and debt limit deal


More news for Wednesday, July 24

Senior living community faces new lawsuit over a resident death, suggesting possible 19th victim of suspected serial killer … New rule to bring significant changes to EB-5 program … Senators slam abuse in nursing homes; criticize CMS over reporting requirements

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